Thursday , May 23 2019


Video game rivals Microsoft and Sony team up in cloud

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Longtime video game console rivals Microsoft and Sony on Thursday announced an alliance to improve their platforms for streaming entertainment from the internet cloud. Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform will be used by the two rivals to support game and digital content streaming services, …

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Artistes urge UCC to enforce local content law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local musicians and filmmakers have asked the Uganda Communications Commission to implement the local content law. According to the 2006 Broadcasting Policy, local content refers to content which recognizes the culture and linguistic diversity of Uganda. It carries themes of relevance to the local …

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Kampala holiday makers enjoy Azulato Children’s Festival

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Azulato Children’s Festival for a second straight year took thousands of children into a whole new world of artistic and scientific experiences April 28, sealing its place on the children’s holiday calendar. Scientist, beat-boxing, pottery, drum circles, recycling, storytelling, free face painting and …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ smashes records in global launch

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | The Avengers have assembled for the last time, and they are destroying the competition — even before hitting US movie theaters. “Avengers: Endgame,” the last in a 22-film arc featuring the beloved Marvel Universe superheroes, shattered records upon its release in Asia, specifically in China, Disney — which …

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